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PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...

Sterling Secure Proxy

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Enhance authentication options for SSPCM API's

The SSPCM requires a username/password to be authenticated, requiring a static (or semi-static) password. This contravenes many organisations security policies designed to protect access. An alternate method of authentication would dismiss the...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / APIs & SDKs 1 Future consideration

License FASP at SSP rather than the endpoints. Add FASP support to SSP for additional protocols

FASP licensing could be applied to SSP rather than the underlying endpoints thereby allowing bridging to be performed where a multitude of underlying endpoints route through that SSP instance. Currently each endpoint has to be licensed individuall...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Future consideration

Define custom SSP CM user roles

Allow SSP administrators the ability to create custom CM User Roles in order to fine tune user's access right based on individual needs The current Roles(Admin and Operator) are to limiting. For example the Operator role can not review node defini...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Support MQ HA for configuring JMS Topic

The MQ infrastructure at our organisation is set up in a HA topology where we have multiple queue managers. The queue manager name is not provided to applications wanting to connect to the queues with the expectation that they use the default queu...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

GCM mode for SFTP

We are seeing increased reluctance from partner organisations to trust CBC mode, due to OpenSSH's withdrawal of support for this mode by default. This leaves Secure Proxy with only CTR mode encryption as a widely accepted option. To ensure that we...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Future consideration

Multiple Configuration Managers supporting proxy/perimeter servers

Currently SSPcm is a single point of failure since only 1 instance can manage a set of proxies. If the one instance goes offline, the proxies being managed a stop functioning correctly
over 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy 0 Future consideration

"Soft Stop" functionality for SSP engines for upgrading without service interruptions

Currently even though we have multiple SSP engines it isn't possible to perform a true "high availability" upgrade of the engines because anybody who is connected to an individual SSP engine will be disconnected when the engine is taken down for p...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Installation & Upgrade 2 Future consideration

Secure Connection between Secure Proxy Engine (in DMZ) and SSP Perimeter Server (in Secure Network)

There is a requirement from customer to have Secure Connection between Secure Proxy Engine (in DMZ) and SSP Perimeter Server (in Secure Network).
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Future consideration

Sterling Secure Proxy does not currently support the forward proxy

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about 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 4 Future consideration

Enhancement to add automatic failover from an active CM node to another

Currently, we have CM installed on 4 servers and the configs are written to the local drive. If something were to fail on the active node, there is a manual fail-over process to not only copy the configs to another node (might not be possible if i...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 1 Future consideration